Indian Maritime University (IMU) is a central university which was established in the year 2008 under the Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India. It is the only recognized university in the country imparting quality education in the maritime field.
Indian Maritime University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs to the students who wish to pursue their career in the field of marine. Indian Maritime University Admissions are done on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in the IMU Common Entrance Test (CET), conducted by the university.
Indian Maritime University Courses
IMU Chennai offers the following academic programs:
- B. Sc., in Nautical Science
- B. Tech in Marine Engineering
- Diploma in Nautical Science
- MBA in Port and Shipping Management
- MBA in International Transportation and Logistics Management
- BBA in Logistics, Retailing, and E-Commerce
- Post Sea / STCW Courses
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IMU CET (Common Entrance Test)
Admissions to all the UG and PG programs at the IMU Campuses and its Affiliated Institutes is done through Common Entrance Test (CET).
The following CETs are conducted online by the university for shortlisting students to various courses:
- Common CET for admission to all the UG programs.
- CET for MBA programs
- CET for M.Tech programs
Candidates who wish to apply can register themselves online by filling the application form and submitting it along with the required fee. Application Fee must be deposited through online payment mode only.
Indian Maritime University Traning and Placements
IMU conducts training programs in tow categories such as Marine and Port and hosting various training programs and industry level interactions. The Marine division organizes pre-sea and post-sea training programs for merchant navy personnel, working both on deck and engineering side. The programmes range from the entry-level Pre-sea Cadets courses to Ship Masters level courses. These comprise of Modular and ISPS courses approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, competency courses, engineering courses, and endorsement courses.
Under the Port division, courses are offered for officials of major ports, Maritime Boards, non-major ports and organizations connected with transport trade. These include short term training courses, seminars and workshops, certificate courses, orientation courses, and induction courses. On request, tailor-made programs are also offered to the maritime organizations.
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Indian Maritime University Scholarships
The University helps students who are eager to earn a higher degree and do research in any area of study. The scholarships and awards are offered on the based-on merit and other backgrounds.